Weekend Highlights: Celebrate June 19 with a health walk, take part in an outdoor landscape painting workshop


friday june 18

“Perceive with Caution” An Exhibition of Fusion Concepts from the Kennedy Museum of Art 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. hosted by the Kennedy Museum of Art, 100 Ridges Circle. Visit the Kennedy Museum to see the “Perceiving with Caution” art exhibit developed, curated, designed and installed by the students. To schedule a time to view the exhibit, complete the Kennedy Museum Visitor Approval Google form.

Admission fee

Saturday June 19

Athens Farmer’s Market at 9 a.m., hosted by Athens Farmers Market, 1002 E. State St. Shop for locally grown and made foods and produce at the Farmers Market. The market accepts SNAP, credit cards and sound waves. Masks are recommended and social distancing protocols are in place.

Admission fee

Landscape Painting at 1 p.m., hosted by Hocking Makers Network, 3301 Hocking Parkway, Nelsonville. Create an oil painting outside the landscape on a 12 by 18 canvas. Listing can be found in line.

Admission: $35

June 19 health walk at 10 a.m., hosted by the Diversity and Inclusion Division. Participants will meet at the Mill Street Bike Lane access and ride the Athens Bike Lane to commemorate June 19th.

Admission fee

June 16 party 3-6 p.m., hosted by the Division of Diversity and Inclusion, in parking lot 55 at Ohio University. The festival will include food, vendors, live music and activities for children. Participants are asked to bring one personal hygiene or beauty item to donate. Donated items will be available to OHIO students of color through the Being black in college program.

Admission fee

Sunday June 20

National Quilt at The Dairy Barn, 8000 Dairy Lane. Quilts by local and international artists are on display at the 22nd Biennial National Quilt. There are 84 artists with quilts on display, all with different meanings and designs. Gallery reservations are required and can be made in line.

Admission: $8 for Dairy Barn members, $10 for non-members


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